Community & Personal Support Mentor

Olney, MD
Salary: $16.00 to $17.00 /hour

An energetic young man with autism in Olney, MD is looking to hire a mentor. Mentor will provide (1) at-home support in personal care, household chores, and meal/snack prep; and (2) social support in the community (recreation, grocery, etc.).

This position is 6-10 hours per week. Hours will ideally include two late afternoons (e.g., 4:30- 7:30 PM) and a weekend morning.

Ideal candidate will have experience working in special education, with people with autism, or supporting people with disabilities in the community. Music interest is a plus! Training is provided.

Successful applicant must have a reliable vehicle (with applicable insurance and driver’s license) and a clean driving record. Prior to start, must receive First Aid/CPR certification and pass a background check.

Salary: Approx. $16-17/hour, based on experience. Opportunities for performance-based increase at 90 days, and then annually. Mileage is reimbursed.

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